Exercise used to work the chest in general, very similar to the flat bench press.
Main muscles: Pectoral, triceps, deltoids.
Lying on a flat bench, with your head and back well supported, and your feet firmly on the floor (similar to the flat bench press), hold the dumbbells above your chest, slightly apart.
You may need the help of another person to bring the dumbbells to the starting position.
Lower the dumbbells to chest level and return them to the starting position, slightly apart.
- Going too low in the movement with the dumbbells.
- Hit the dumbbells together on the way up.